IGNOU- Diploma in Retailing

Indira Gandhi National Open University IGNOU- Diploma in Retailing

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Diploma in Retailing

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering a one-year course in Diploma in Retailing from July in collaboration with the Retailers? Association of India (RAI), Mumbai. This programme is offered through the University?s regional centers across the country including in Madurai. K. Panneerselvam, Regional Director, IGNOU Madurai Regional Centre, says students will have a six-month internship programme in reputed retail stores. Stipend will be offered for the participants. The companies identified include Pantaloon, Shoppers? Stop, Reliance Retail, Reliance Communications, Arvind Brands, Subhiksha, Zodiac, ITC, Tata Trent, The Mobile Store, Provogue and Max Hypermarkets. Students are admitted to this course under two streams. It has direct entry for those who have completed Plus-Two on the basis of merit/ personal interview.

Besides, there is a sponsored entry for those students (who have completed Plus-Two) by the retail industry. The sponsorship application must be sent by the organisation concerned. Classes would be conducted through reputed institutions at various places in the state. Application cost is Rs.250/- in person and Rs.350/- if got by post.

The last date for sending filled-in application forms is 31 May 2008

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Indira Gandhi National Open University IGNOU-Diploma in Retailing